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    Supporters of Afghanistan’s presidential candidate and former foreign minister Zalmai Rassoul, listen to his speech during his campaign rally in Herat, Afghanistan. (Associated Press)


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    National Edition News cover for April 16, 2014 - Reports show Afghanistan unready to govern: Afghanistan's presidential candidate Gul Agha Sherzai, front, speaks during an election campaign rally in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, Sunday, March 30, 2014. Eight Afghan presidential candidates are campaigning for the third presidential election. Elections will take place on April 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Mustafa Najafizada)


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    Supporters of Afghanistan’s presidential candidate and former foreign minister Zalmai Rassoul, listen to his speech during his campaign rally in Herat, Afghanistan. (Associated Press)


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    This Monday July 22, 2013 photo provided by the Afghan Public Works Ministry, shows Deputy Minister of Public Works Ahmad Shah Wahid speaking during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gunmen abducted Wahid in Kabul on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 officials said, a grim reminder of the insecurity plaguing Afghanistan as most foreign troops prepare to withdraw from the country at the end of the year. Kidnappings for ransom by criminal gangs and abductions by Taliban insurgents are relatively common in Afghanistan, but Wahid is the highest-ranking government official abducted in years. (AP Photo/Afghan Public Works Ministry)


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    This Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 photo provided by the Afghan Public Works Ministry, shows Deputy Minister of Public Works Ahmad Shah Wahid in his office in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gunmen abducted Wahid in Kabul on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 officials said, a grim reminder of the insecurity plaguing Afghanistan as most foreign troops prepare to withdraw from the country at the end of the year. Kidnappings for ransom by criminal gangs and abductions by Taliban insurgents are relatively common in Afghanistan, but Wahid is the highest-ranking government official abducted in years. (AP Photo/Afghan Public Works Ministry)


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    This Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 photo provided by the Afghan Public Works Ministry, shows Deputy Minister of Public Works Ahmad Shah Wahid in his office in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gunmen abducted Wahid in Kabul on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 officials said, a grim reminder of the insecurity plaguing Afghanistan as most foreign troops prepare to withdraw from the country at the end of the year. Kidnappings for ransom by criminal gangs and abductions by Taliban insurgents are relatively common in Afghanistan, but Wahid is the highest-ranking government official abducted in years. (AP Photo/Afghan Public Works Ministry)


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    "The new Afghan government will have to make difficult political decisions both to increase revenue and to reduce expenditures," said Jarrett Blanc, deputy special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. (DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE)


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    "The new Afghan government will have to make difficult political decisions both to increase revenue and to reduce expenditures," said Jarrett Blanc, deputy special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. (DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE)


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    Afghan children play soccer in the old city of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)


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